Top five transfer rumours - Manchester United could break the bank for Gareth Bale, and Defoe faces Spurs exit

Gareth Bale is in demand. Photo: PA

The Premier League is get all hot under the collar as teams hope to go cash splashing, with David Moyes really looking to make his financial mark at his new club.

Manchester United have become the latest club willing to break the world transfer record in order to sign Gareth Bale for £85million, but only if they fail to lure Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford (Sun)

Andre Villas-Boas is looking get rid of some under-performing stars with Jermain Defoe and Scott Parker both set for the White Hart Lane exit door (Metro)

Anzhi Makhachkala midfielder Odil Ahmedov believes he could be the one of the first signings of the summer for potentially big spending Arsenal, but only if Arsene Wenger is willing to part with the cash (talkSPORT)

Chelsea's youthful transfer market business is focused on bringing in a central midfielder, as they close on Vitesse Arnhem's Netherlands Under-21 international Marco van Ginkel (Mirror)

Schalke midfielder Julian Draxler has gone all cliche and sent a 'come and get me plea' to Premier League clubs Manchester United and Chelsea (Metro)